The Coming Internet Sting: Counterfeit Ecommerce Sites

by Jim Reavis

Fake e-commerce sites may be the next "big thing" for criminal and fraudulent actvity on the net.

The multitude of high profile virus outbreaks that have occurred since the "Big Bang" of Melissa over a year ago seem to prove that either users are not getting any more careful or that virus authors are getting even bett

Next, the bad guy needs to create the copy of the real site. Any time you access a Web site, you are downloading that page's contents. There are a wealth of tools available to automate the process of copying a Web site. While m

This article was originally published on Tuesday Dec 5th 2000
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